September 15, 1915 - May 8, 2010 Resided in Oakwood, OH
CATO, Leonard C., age 94 of Oakwood, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2010 at Hospice of Dayton. Leonard received his Bachelorâ€(TM)s Degree from Miami University in 1942 and his Masterâ€(TM)s Degree in Industrial Arts from Miami University in 1950. He served in the United States Army Air Forces during WWII. Leonard was a retired teacher from Oakwood High School with 30 years of service. He also taught home buying through Kettering Adult Education for 30 years. Leonard was a Dayton Real Estate Broker for 37 years. From 1947-1993, he was a dedicated member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church serving as a Deacon and an Elder. In 1993, he joined the Fairhaven Missionary Alliance Church, which he enjoyed for many years before his passing. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen V. Cato, after 55 years of marriage; his infant daughter Carole Ann Cato; parents, Anthony and Josephine Caito; brother, Matthew Caito and sister, Jeanne Caito Maszka. Leonard is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Ellen Cato; daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Bill Lambert; son, James V. Cato; grandchildren, Katelyn Cato Booher, Brittany Cato, Ryan Lambert, Sarah Lambert, and Margo Lambert and caring friend, Carmen Boggs. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 6:30PM at Woodland Mausoleum, 188 Woodland Ave., Dayton. Family will receive friends from 5:00-6:30PM at the mausoleum. In memory of Leonard, contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 10007 Dayton, OH 45402. Condolences and or flowers may be sent to the family via the internet on www.routsong.com Read Leonard Cato's Obituary and Guestbook on www.routsong.com.